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Services

City Municipal Court

City Court

Administration

Wartrace Court Cost & Fines

J. PATRICK PARNELL
CITY JUDGE

DANNY ODENEAL
POLICE CHIEF

KIMBERLEY KASS

CITY COURT CLERK

 

For after hour emergencies, please contact the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department:

(931) 684-3232.

 

  • Traffic court is held every other month and is always on a Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

  • A first offender policy may be offered to non-CDL holders with a clean driving history. First time offenders will be placed on probation for 60 days. If another ticket is received during that time both tickets will be submitted to the state.

  • Tickets paid in advance are considered guilty pleas and will be sent to the state.

  • A one-time court continuance is allowed for non-CDL holders only. This service requires an additional fee of $10

ALL TICKETS WILL PAY THE FOLLOWING FEES.

COURT COST:  $135.00

LITIGATION FEE:  $13.75

 

If you miss your court date, you may pay a continuance fee of $10.00.  The court date can be continued only once, but is not available for CDL Holders.

TICKET FINES:

SPEEDING:

00-10 MPH: $10.00 (Total $158.75)

11-20 MPH: $20.00 (Total $168.75)

21-30 MPH: $25.00 (Total $173.75)

31 + MPH: $50.00 (Total $198.75)

 

NO OPERATOR LICENSE:

$10.00 (Total $158.75)

 

EXPIRED LICENSE:

$10.00 (Total $158.75)

RUNNING STOP SIGNS: 

$15.00 (Total $163.75)

FAILURE TO YIELD RIGHT OF WAY:

$15.00 (Total $163.75)

EXCESSIVE NOISE:

$10.00 (Total $158.75)

MUFFLER VIOLATION:

$10.00 (Total $158.75)

VIOLATION OF REG. (CARRYING):

$10.00 (Total $158.75)

VIOLATION OF REG. (UNREGISTERED):

$10.00 (Total $158.75)

VIOLATION OF REG. (EXPIRED):

$10.00 (Total $158.75)

NO PROOF OF INSURANCE:

$10.00 (Total $158.75)

IMPROPER PASSING (SAFETY):

$20.00 (Total $168.75)

IMPROPER PASSING (NO PASS ZONE):

$20.00 (Total $168.75)

IMPROPER PASSING:

(Stopped by school bus)

$50.00 (Total $198.75)

CHILD RESTRAINT LAW:

$50.00 (Total $198.75)

SAFETY BELT USAGE:

First Offense: $30.00 (plus court fees)

Second Offense: $55 (plus court fees)

 

LIGHT LAW:

$10.00 (Total $158.75)

LITTER LAW:

$25.00 (Total $173.75)

RECKLESS DRIVING:

$50.00 (Total $198.75)

OPEN CONTAINER:

$10.00 (Total $158.75)

FOLLOWING TOO CLOSE:

$10.00 (Total $158.75)

FIRE LANE/HANDICAP ZONE:

$25.00 (Total $173.75)

FAILURE TO APPEAR:

$50.00 (Total $198.75)

FAILURE TO OBEY RAILROAD CROSSINGS:

$15.00 (Total $163.75)

OPERATING ATV ON ROADS:

$10.00 (Total $158.75)

WINDOW TINT:

$10.00 (Total $158.75)

MISUSE OF REG.:

$50.00 (Total $198.75)

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